Production Planning Manager

  • Career level: Direct Entry
  • Employment: Fulltime, permanent
  • Start: immediately
  • Location: Enfield, CT
  • Job-ID: R5374

Would you like to work for a company who has made it its mission to make a contribution to improving human living conditions? With around 5,000 employees worldwide Eppendorf is a leading Life Sciences company. We develop and distribute devices, consumables and services for use in laboratories worldwide. Our daily work is characterized by our principle: Collaborate on new ideas. You would like to be in an environment in which you can work in a team in a collaborative and respectful manner? At Eppendorf you will be working, together with your team, on products that really make a difference. You are also motivated by practical work? Then apply now!

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Your challenges


  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include:
    • interviewing, hiring and training employees;
    • planning, assigning and directing work in a production environment;
    • appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Assists in establishing and accomplishing overall EMC goals and objectives as they relate to improved quality, reduced cost, and improved production efficiency for all relevant manufacturing and planning processes.
  • Enforces, cooperates with and complies with all company inventory control policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Observance and compliance to applicable corporate standards in Eppendorf's
  • Quality Management System required as well.


  • Supervises and manages the Production Planning Department of all EMC business units in structure and personnel to ensure that the following measurements are handled in a timely and efficient manner:
    • Maintaining the Master Production Schedule and planning and execution of all production related work orders to meet customer demands as well as planned production dates
    • Maintaining all Bills of Material and routing data
    • Management of all outside processing and sub-contracting orders related to manufacturing (e.g. product sterilization)
    • Management of shipment of finished goods
    • Maintaining the work-in-process, material and delivery status of all orders assigned.
  • Organizes and provides ongoing management in production planning by recruiting, orienting and training employees. Provides development and personal growth opportunities
  • Implementation and management of production scheduling, capacity planning and daily reporting of production output.
  • Works with purchasing staff and other departments to maintain and/or change production/purchasing schedules to meet customer order requirements.

Your expertise

  • College degree, preferably B.Sc. in Business Management or related discipline. 5+ years' experience in Production Planning Management.
  • ** Employment at Eppendorf in the United States and Canada requires vaccination against COVID-19. All new hires must be vaccinated against COVID-19, or, have a qualified medical or religious exemption, prior to the start of employment**

Your benefits at Eppendorf

  • Competitive total rewards package including health, financial, and education benefits
  • Innovative and Collaborative corporate culture
  • Contribute to improving the human living condition
  • Direct impact on business

Please note that we can only consider applications that are submitted online via our application management tool.

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